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International Polyolefins Conference 2019

February 24-27, 2019, Hilton Houston North

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HCC Manufacturing Center of Excellence Joint Event with MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas and Greater Houston Manufacturers Association

Thursday, March 07, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Houston Community College
Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence
13622 Stafford Rd., Stafford, TX 77477
Drinks & hors d’ouvres served

The Houston Business Journal Reports that 1 in 4 jobs in Houston will be threatened by Robots and Artificial Intelligence. Training and Education are critical for employees and entrepreneurs.

Join the MIT Enterprise Forum of Texas, the South Texas Section of the Society of Plastics Engineer, and the Greater Houston Manufacturers Association to see what the Houston Community College is doing to train employees for the future in their impressive new 57,000 ft2, 26+ million dollar Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Stafford Texas.

The facility has training on computerized, programmable milling machines (lab with 20+ new computerized milling machines), 3D printing (lab with 22 3D printers), Manufacturing Automation with robots (includes lab), Air Conditioning installation (with lab), Electrical Installation (with lab), and welding.

Dr. Ritu Raju, the Dean of the Manufacturing Center of Excellence at Stafford, will describe the facilities and curriculum offered. There will also be a tour of the facility and labs for all those attending.

Dr. Jacques Zaneveld (President & CEO of Lazarus 3D Printing) and Dr. Zachary Cordero (Assistant Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University) will be giving short talks on 3D printing.

Cost:
$10 SPE Member
$10 MITEF Member
$10 Guest of MITEF Member
$10 GMHA
$25 General Admission

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